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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pearl

A pearl is a hard object produced within the soft tissue (specifically the mantle) of a living ... Cultured or farmed pearls from pearl oysters and freshwater mussels make up the majority of those currently sold. .... Very few matched strands of natural pearls exist, and those that do often sell for hundreds of thousands of dollars.

www.ask.com/youtube?q=How+Does+an+Oyster+Produce+a+Pearl%3F&v=tIOSWAbUf74
Aug 5, 2014 ... Quick Questions gives you the low-down on how oysters turn a tiny bit of gunk into a lovely, valuable pearl. ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help ...

www.livescience.com/32289-how-do-oysters-make-pearls.html

Nov 20, 2012 ... A natural pearl begins its life inside an oyster's shell when an intruder, such as a grain of sand or bit of floating food, slips in between one of the ...

animals.howstuffworks.com/marine-life/question630.htm

Most jewelry is fashioned out of precious metals and jewels that are found buried in the Earth, but pearls are found inside a living creature, an oyster. Pearls are ...

www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2016/01/oysters-make-pearls

Jan 11, 2016 ... Kyle D. asks: Why do oysters make pearls? Pearl Oysters make pearls as a defensive response to foreign objects. The process begins when ...

wonderopolis.org/wonder/does-every-oyster-have-a-pearl

Although clams and mussels can also produce pearls, they don't do so very often. Most pearls are made by oysters, and they can be made in either freshwater or ...

pearls.com/blogs/news/15236297-ten-things-you-didnt-know-about-pearls

17 hours ago ... Not only does removing a pearl not kill the oyster that produced it, Pearl Farmers are extremely careful not to harm their oysters… In fact, pearl ...

www.wixonjewelers.com/education/pearls/how-pearls-are-formed

Live oysters below the surface of the sea grow pearls. ... carefully open live pearl oysters, and with surgical precision make an incision in the oyster's body. Then ...

beachchairscientist.com/2008/11/12/how-does-an-oyster-make-a-pearl

Nov 12, 2008 ... Oysters, mussels, and clams all make pearls. However, they are most often seen in oysters. My theory is that the oyster shells are typically not ...